Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL

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EPFL is one of the two federal technical schools (university) in Switzerland. Like the ETH in Zurich, it has three missions: education of students, scientific research and technology transfer. EPFL is located near Lausanne on the shores of the Lake Geneva. It has a campus of more than 10,000 people. The school stimulates collaboration between students, professors, researchers and entrepreneurs. These daily interactions give rise to new and work in science, technology and architecture.


Health - Apr 9
EPFL researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based system that can listen to your cough and indicate whether you have COVID-19. A new app can help detect the coronavirus With the new Coughvid app, developed by five researchers at EPFL's Embedded Systems Laboratory (ESL), you can record your cough on a smartphone and find out whether you might have COVID-19.
Physics - Apr 9

EPFL spin-off Annaida is developing a magnetic resonance system that can detect the chemistry inside the tiniest living organisms.

Health - Apr 6

EPFL researchers have been working for weeks to help fight the pandemic and mitigate its shortand long-term consequences.

Health - Apr 3

EPFL students teamed up with startup IcosaMed to develop the SmartBra - the first piece of smart clothing that can be used for cancer prevention.

Architecture - Apr 1

The global lockdown caused by the coronavirus has brought the shortcomings and social inequality inherent in modern housing into stark relief. This presents architects with an opportunity to learn some important lessons for their future work.

Health - Mar 31

An EPFL professor of Microbiology, Melanie Blokesch reminds us why we need to take infectious diseases more seriously - and be better prepared for future outbreaks.

Computer Science - Apr 8
Computer Science

EPFL is contributing significant computing resources to the open science project [email protected] , which uses protein dynamics simulations to explore potential coronavirus drug targets.

Environment - Apr 6

Matthias Finger, an EPFL professor of network industry management, does not foresee water and power supply problems in Switzerland, even with the country in lockdown.

Health - Apr 2

The MedCo system aims to facilitate medical research on pathologies - such as cancer and infectious diseases - by enabling secure computations on decentralized data.

Event - Apr 1

[APRIL FOOLS JOKE!] ETH Zurich has just completed its own rebranding project, drawing inspiration from the new logo that EPFL introduced a year ago.

Health - Mar 30

Jacques Fellay, a professor at EPFL's School of Life Sciences, talks about mutations of the novel coronavirus, variants in the human genome, and how they might affect the current pandemic.

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